Tao Writer On Death

Tao Writer (April 17, 1948 -) Life was never inevitable. It happened. However, death is inevitable for everything that lives. If enlightenment is the absolute acceptance of the inevitable, there is no need to fear death. It is part of the cycle of life. Were you afraid to be born?

Donald Andrew Hall On Poetry

Donald Andrew Hall (September 20, 1928 – June 23, 2018) You should stare at a poem long enough so that you have one hundred reasons for using every comma, one hundred reasons for every line break, one hundred reasons for every and or or.

Justice John Roberts On Truth And The Judiciary

Chief Justice John Roberts (January 27, 1955 -) In our age when social media can instantly spread rumour and false information on a grand scale, the public’s need to understand our government, and the protections it provides, is ever more vital. We should celebrate our strong and independent judiciary, a key source of national unity …

Vincent van Gogh On Status

Vincent van Gogh (March 30, 1853–July 29, 1890) One of the reasons why I’m now without a position, why I’ve been without a position for years, it’s quite simply because I have different ideas from these gentlemen who give positions to individuals who think like them.